Country of Origin: Nigeria
Sitting in the shadows of misery
Unraveling imprisoned dreams
Wishing I can set them free to the sky
Wishing I gave them my wings,
make them fly
Sitting in the palace of no dreaming
Wondering why there are no ceilings
Wishing my thoughts knew no limits
Wishing my tomorrow is so vivid.
Sitting in the gardens of no feelings
Bury by darkness, no seasons
Wishing the heat could caress my dark skin
Wishing the pages would light my world still
Sitting in the darkness with myself,
I realize the light is in my hands.
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